Lauren Work
Digital Preservation Librarian

Job summary

Lauren Work is the Digital Preservation Librarian, working as part of Preservation Services Unit within Content Stewardship. She is responsible for the preservation of university digital resources ranging from websites to archival hard drives, and develops cross-unit workflows and strategy for the sustainable ingest, preservation and access to born-digital content.

Professional profile

Prior to her arrival at the University of Virginia, Lauren was the Digital Collections Librarian at Virginia Commonwealth University. She was also part of the inaugural cohort of the National Digital Stewardship Residency, where she was responsible for creating a digitization and preservation plan for legacy media at the Public Broadcasting Service. She earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington, and is an active member of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.